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Add Social Profile Info to Google's Knowledge Graph

Google is showing companies some social love. This is because the search juggernaut has added social profile information to companies’ Knowledge Graph results. According to Google’s Zieb Ait Bahajji , this feature has been...

Mobile Ads Capture Nearly 50% of Paid Search Spend in Q4

Advertisers amplified their focus on mobile devices during the 2014 holiday season according to a new report from Marin Software. The report reveals that marketers directed 49 percent of their paid search budget to tablets and smartphones...

Increasing Product Listing Visibility

A new study by Content Analytics is shedding light on the attributes that increase product visibility on major e-commerce sites like Walmart.com and Amazon. The study, which analyzed more than 17,000 product pages, found that the most...

Multi-Location Brands Struggle with Local Search

A new study commissioned by SIM Partners is shedding light on the struggle multi-location brands have with implementing local search. The November 2014 study, which is titled “Uncovering the Benefits of Local Search Marketing”...

Bing Sticks to the Facts

Bing is making it simpler for users to find local information and directions, thanks to the search engine’s new feature dubbed Fact Answers. These new facts, which are displayed at the top of the search page, aim to provide simple...

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Conversion Estimates Available in Keyword Planner

Google has introduced conversion estimates in its Keyword Planer tool. According to the company’s Google+ announcement , Keyword Planner will now show users how varying bids may influence their campaigns’ performance differently...

Mobile Fragmentation Continues to Increase

The diversity of devices being used to access the Web is growing, as a new report from Netbiscuits reveals that there was a 23 percent increase in unique mobile devices in Q3 2014. Netbiscuits’ Web Trends report for Q3 2014 took...

Yahoo Search Now Default Search Provider in Firefox Browser

Yahoo and Mozilla announced a partnership wherein Yahoo will be the default search provider on Mozilla's Firefox browser. Under the new five-year strategic partnership, Mozilla/Firefox will dump Google in favor of Yahoo Search...

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Mobile Search Ads Now Featuring Multiple Locations

Google is helping advertisers put more than one store location in their mobile search ads. This is because the search engine juggernaut unveiled an improvement to its location extensions, which enables multiple location businesses...

The Difference Between Mobile and Desktop Search Results

Google search results vary greatly depending on the device users leverage to browse according to a new study from Searchmetrics. Searchmetrics’ US Google Ranking Factors 2014 study reveals that 36 percent of Web destinations...

Firefox Offers New Privacy Features

Firefox is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a special release of its Web browser that includes new privacy features. For starters, the new release includes DuckDuckGo as a pre-installed search option in Firefox for Windows, Mac...

Allow Googlebot to Crawl All Page Assets

Google just made a rather interesting update to its Technical Webmaster Guidelines, advising websites to allow Googlebot to crawl page assets including CSS, JavaScript and images. Google suggested making the change would enable them...

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QUICK HIT: Power of the First Position

Just how important is it to be on the first page and in the first position at Google? In a word... very. Advanced Web Ranking has released a study showing data on the click-through-rate from Google’s organic search results. The...

Google Expands Mobile Flash Warnings

Google webmaster trends analysis Pierre Far is giving website developers a heads-up, announcing that Google is expanding its Flash warning alerts in the mobile search engine result pages (SERPs). Google initially rolled out the Flash...

Publishers Get Control of Google News

Publishers fortunate enough to appear in Google News will be pleased to learn that Google has launched a Publisher Center for its News product. After verifying ownership of their sites using Google Webmaster Tools, publishers can use...

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